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, the first african-american admitted to the university of mississippi in september 1962. this is about 60 meant -- 40 minutes. >> thank you, ralph, john. my gratitude to lover of congress for hosting the event. i will try to put into 30 minutes with happened to me 50 years yo was a reflection. this is my tenth but event says the book was published in september, and each event is different, its audience is different to me to the questions a different. i was a 23-year-old r.o.t.c. second lieutenant from a small liberal arts college in minnesota sent down to mississippi to -- along with 15 or 19,000 other federal soldiers to quell the riot, put down a riot. i was not aware what we are doing in order going because the county administration had put a clamp on public disclosure. not until we get too many since world -- memphis where we wear our mission. it was such a delicate, uncomfortable effort by our u.s. military, and it was a military -- often times a say was an army out of place. it was not our mission. military police said that mission sometimes, but they occurred every hundred years or
-american admitted to the university of mississippi in september of 1962. this is about 40 minutes. >> thank you ralph and john andd mmy gratitude to the library ot congresshe for hosting the even. i will try to put into 30 whnutes what happened to me 50 years ago with some reflection.h this is my tentative book event since the book was published in september and each event is different and each audience is different and your questions are different. i was a 233-year-old arra tc second lieutenant from a small liberal arts college in minnesota, sat down to mississippi along with 15 or 19,000 other soldiers to quell the right to put down the right. i was not aware of where we were going because the kennedy administration that put a clamp on public disclosure. it's not until we got to memphis that we were aware of our mission. it was such a delicate, uncomfortable effort. u.s. military and it was a military oftentimes i say i'm army out of place. the military police had the mission sometimes to put down domestic disturbances that they occurred once every 100 years assumptive to that effect, clearl
other news now including winter storm warnings in effect today for mississippi to washington, d.c. meteorologist jennifer delgado with a look at that. >> hi. we've been talking about the heavy rain across parts of the south and now we're talking about snow. it's coming down now for areas including mississippi. you can see on the radar now it's coming down this morning. we'll continue to see those winter weather advisories in place for mississippi through the morning hours. then that storm system will shift over to the west and effect areas like alabama, especially later this afternoon and into the northern parts of georgia. right now for atlanta, you can see, for birmingham, we are just looking at heavy rainfall. again, we'll see that rain shifting over to snow. once we get more of that cold air working in, for washington, d.c. right now you are looking at rain, but you will see that snow working in as we get to the afternoon hours. here is a look at the winter weather advisories and warnings out there. anywhere in pink and purple. in addition to this this will lead to driving p
of northern mississippi, streaming through tennessee and areas of the carolinas. that's where your wet weather's going to be on new year's day. here's a closer view of the radar. rain, no snow, no ice to deal with, anything like that. but kind of a rainy, gloomy start to your new year, especially northern mississippi, alabama, north georgia, as we go throughout the day. your new year's day forecast, first of 2013, no big storms out there on the way. it looks like a quiet start weather-wise to 2013. >>> minimum wage goes up in ten states today. a decent year for stocks. did you notice? plus 2012 was the safest year for air travel ever. you're watching "first look" on this first day of january 2013. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that'
, southwest into mississippi. forecasters are also warning of severe flash floods. meteorologist janice dean is live from the our fox news weather center. southwest mississippi is what i should have said, right, jd? >> louisiana, mississippi, alabama all the way up the mississippi river, jon scott. tornado warnings, we've had several warnings throughout the morning and we have a tornado watch. that is good until 2:00 p.m. local time for portions of louisiana into mississippi. tornado watch meaning conditions are favorable for tornados and right there we have a tornado warning east of homa we're spotting strong rotation on doppler radar. earlier today we had a trained weather spotter indicate a tornado was on the ground around baton rouge. this is a very dangerous situation. also because we have so much heavy rainfall these tornados can be rain wrapped so you can't see them coming. the other part of this because we have so much heavy rain flash flood watches and warnings for much of portions of mississippi river valley along louisiana up towards the mississippi where you see the maroon shaded
to thank mr. palazzo from mississippi who offered important suggestions to improve this legislation. i'm proud to be a co-sponsor and these bipartisan federal emergency management agency and disaster recovery improvements will speed up and streamline hurricane sandy recovery efforts. they'll also and importantly reduce costs. we work to target improvements that will specifically help communities in the immediate aftermath of sandy. these: critical bipartisan reforms supported by fema and key experts and stakeholders, including, we understand, from fema administrator few gait that these -- fugate that these must happen by march 1. i worked on these issues since serving on the committee with the gentlelady from washington, d.c. eight years ago. at that time i witnessed the devastation following hurricane katrina. we saw our emergency management capability broke down and significant reforms were needed. we crafted legislation that put fema back together again within the department of homeland security, reformed and strengthened our response capability and created pilot programs to test in
of the mississippi river. and this is about as peaceful a place as you're going to find in new orleans right now because right now the city is gearing up for an influx of one million people as we are just days away from what's being called super gras, the convergence of mardi gras and the super bowl all in one weekend. and the reason i really love this steamboat is it kind of gives you a nice flavor of all the best that new orleans has to offer. come on in and i'll show you what i'm talking about. we've got the steamboat stompers inside playing because what would new orleans be without some good jazz music, right? these guys have been playing throughout the duration of this two-hour long afternoon jazz cruise. take a listen. ♪ >> reporter: it wouldn't be mardi gras, wouldn't are new orleans without jazz. and of course there's nothing quite like new orleans than the mississippi river. and to chat a bit more about the steamboat, we've got the captain himself, captain don. captain, i've got to ask, you've been around for a while. you know these waters well. are you guys ready? is this city ready
. the rain is trying to shift toward new orleans. we have rainy wet weather in areas of northern mississippi, streaming through tennessee and areas of the carolinas. that's where your wet weather's going to be on new year's day. here's a closer view of the radar. it's just plain old rain. there's no snow, no ice to deal with, anything like that. but kind of a rainy, gloomy start to your new year, especially northern mississippi, alabama, north georgia, as we go throughout the day. your new year's day forecast, first of 2013, no big storms out there on the way. it looks like a quiet start weather-wise to 2013. >>> minimum wage goes up in ten states today. a decent year for stocks. did you notice? plus 2012 was the safest year for air travel ever. you're watching "first look" on this first day of january 2013. [ sniffs ] [ sneezes ] [ sniffles ] [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs facial tissues. puffs has air-fluffed pillows for 40% more cushiony thickness. face every day with puffs softness. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but
on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. [ male announcer ] when it comes to the financial obstacles military families face, we understand. our financial advice is geared specifically to current an
, in mississippi a state where white voters gave the president just 10% of their support, governor phil bryant will draft legislation to say firearms manufactured in mississippi would not be subject to federal regulations. is this something he can actually do? >> well, i have a slightly different take on this as well. i suppose this governor thinks he can try to do that, but i actually roll that and the comments of rand paul and marco rubio into the obscene disrespect we've seen for our president from day one of his first term. this is the same kind of disrespect we have seen time and time and time again. now you have rand paul and marco rubio trying to make tougher cases because they're thinking to 2016. with regard to the south specifically though, i think there's a slightly other reason, and my parents are both southerners i should clarify. jimmy likes to count me as a southerner because of that, but i have some interesting distinguishing roots in the south. but, you know, here is part of it. this goes back to my time at the dnc and something chairman howard dean used to talk about. part of
associated with the storm system across texas and louisiana and mississippi valley. eventually some of the rain will head to the great lakes and the northeast by the end of this workweek. that is something to look forward to. it is because it is so mild out there. 41 in new york city. 50s in memphis. because it is so mild that's why you are not lacking at any storm system. rain is coming down over southeast louisiana and new oren leans. take a lookal dallas and austin. shadeings of yellow, orange even red those are very heavy rainfall rates. you are looking at dangerous conditions on the road throughout the morning hours. 4 inches of rain flash flood ago concern across the state of louisiana, arkansas and eastern texas ov the next couple days. >>> now to stories you can bank on this morning. you can't wait for the tax refund? you have to wait longer than usual thanks to congress. lauren simonetti joins us to explain all of this. how much longer? >> a little bit. the irs will begin processing individual tax returns at the end of the month 8 days later than usual. the agency had to wa
, everyone. as far as wet weather goes, we shifted it down into louisiana, a little bit there in mississippi. mostly southern alabama and even into georgia. to the southeast, it's a little gloomy and cloudy. beyond that, it's a very quiet weather map once again. the jet stream just doing a big loop here. going all the way up here and then dipping down. that's why all the cold air is on the rockies to the east. this cold blast going through the great lakes and northeast very cold. one of the coldest that we've seen this winter season. right now it's eight degrees in boston. really especially from boston to the green mountains, it is cold. one of the coldest mornings we've seen in a long time. t it's not warm in new york or d.c. either. you have one more cold day to day. then we warm you up. let me take you to the next week. this tracks the cold air. the blue shows where you it's cold right now. that's where the dip in the jet stream was. as we go through the upcoming weekend, we warm up in the midwest. by the middle of next week, all the cold air retreats back into canada. the only exception
in the gator bowl against mississippi state gator bowl - northwestern vs mississippi st. pat fitzgerald and northwestern looking for their first bowl win since 1949 1st quarter/ scoreless tyler russell is intercepted turns it 30 yards for the touchdown 7-0 northwestern 3rd quarter/ 20-13 northwestern kain colter can't find a receiver so he takes off and trevor seimien 4-yard touchdown run 27-13 northwestern fitzgerald gets the gatoraide bath and northwestern gets it's first during their bye week - coach harbaugh giving the team three days off - back to work thursday. meantime.in the midst of david akers struggles.the team has brought in another kicker.billy cundiff was cundiff unfortunately best known for this miss in last year's afc championship game going to the superbowl. the ravens cut him shortly thereafter -- he was picked up by the redskins before the season, only to be cut again back in october after he missed on 5 of his last 8 attempts.the 49ers will be his 11th team. >> there will always be a level of competition are round it. >> akers meanwhile is having the worst season of
and down the coast from savannah down to florida and so he finally went back over to the mississippi but at the time, he was asked to look for the atlanta constitution to the she was given a crash course in how to load a rifle. the last week he was in the army so he could get rid of that. he would get involved in the exciting and dangerous event and a community and at that time there was no legitimacy and the political system. it was shot at the absolute corruption every county had sufficed and supported and protected. it happened in the county as well and so he founded the ongoing crimes as well as those already mentioned and other things like bribery, and he would investigate and find people would get information and certify that the information was accurate and proven in court and he would bring it in the public so vividly that the law enforcement officials at the state level or somewhere would have to do something about it and when he got to the atlanta she had the whole state that was kind of a target and was the most horrible thing going on to hurt the people of georgia and was
to the mississippi. 33 million tons of cargo come through here a year. do you think the port is a kind of leading indicator? >> we are-- we see a lot of things before i think it really hits the economy because when people are making decisions, they're making them months in advance to get them on board a ship. >> reporter: so what's happening now? >> right now, we're seeing things pick up. we're seeing more steel coming in. >> reporter: steel imports are up double digits. container traffic in the port of new orleans hit an all-time high in 2012, and cruise ship traffic also set a record. >> we're also seeing a large amount of exports, as well, so we feel very comfortable with the way things are going. >> reporter: the fed said today the pause in economic growth was due largely to weather-related disruptions from super storm sandy and other temporary factors. as one economist put it, it's the best contraction in the u.s. economy you're ever going to see. scott? >> pelley: anthony, you mentioned that federal spending, government spending, had dropped. how much does that have to do with this contract
and the mississippi river. to oil barges slammed into a raroad bridge near vicksburg, mississippi, ad 80,000-gallon tank on one of the barges has been leaking. it is still unclear how much oil has entered the river or what caused the crash. refining and 70,000 barrels of crude per day, not small. the move completes the exit from the refining industry. futures of our bought gasoline, the closure is expected to aggregate already hiked gas supplies. temperatures finallyrising across the country. milder weather forecasts have hammered natural gas futures today. they posted their biggest decline in thre months, falling for their fifth straight session. all right. coming up, brace yourself at the checkout counter. you could now be on the hook for jacked up credit-card fees. will this change the way you shop? because at the end of the day, it is all about "money." ♪ officemax knows... ...tax time can be...well...taxing. so right now we'll give you... ...$10 off any turbo tax deluxe level software or higher! find thousands of big deals now... ...at officemax. mortgage. married. two great kids. he wants t
tore through mississippi uprooting trees. two other twisters touched down in arkansas and missouri. this morning large parts of the country are bracing for more. maria molina is tracking it all in the weather center. this has been a crazy overnight. >>maria: that's right. good morning. good to see you. unfortunately we still have more ongoing severe weather right now across parts of kentucky, the state of west virginia, down through portions of tennessee, alabama, mississippi. multiple states here involved. the severe weather this morning with a number of tornado watches in effect, many of these throughout the morning hours and the latest one issued across eastern concern concern including western portions of the state of virginia until 1:30 eastern time. a strong cold front continues to push eastward. ahead of it warm temperatures. that is what is helping the strong storms produce the severe weather. we had a number of tornado warnings issues. what these tornado warnings mean is there could currently be a tornado on the ground. you've got to take these warnings seriously. when the
that, but not very enthusiastic. former mississippi governor haley barbour, a very smart politician, he seconded jindal's thoughts. >> the point he made is exactly right. when you consider what two senate candidates said, the comments they made were stupid comments, offensive comments, and in today's world when a candidate in one state says something, the negative effect of that can spill over to lots of other candidates, and bobby jindal was exactly right. >> the problem is, joy, where were these whistle-blowers last august when they were listening to donald trump, when they were hugging him, when they were listening to the birther crowd, the louis gohmerts of the crowd, the rick santorums talking about birth control. they got equal time with the more sane members of the right. >> exactly. the energy of the party is with the richard mourdock crowd. isn't bobby jindal the same guy who signed off on teaching creationism in schools as science? he hasn't been -- >> equal time again. >> exactly. the problem is, too, i think the consultants in the party, the political class understands they
great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home.
. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office s
. finally he went back over to the lexicon of mississippi. but at the time he was asked to work for the atlanta constitution. you never get back to mississippi, but he stayed. that is how he first got here. and he was given a crash course in how so loaded should a rifle. the last week he was in the army to so they could get rid of him. so -- but he would get involved in the most exciting and dangerous events in the community. and at that time there was practically no legitimacy in the georgia political system. it was shot through with absolute corruption. it was when most of georgia was so-called wet. so-called dry. you could not buy liquor in most of the counties, but every county had plentiful liquor supplies. the sheriff and of his deputies and so forth supported and protected the liquor dealers. we had that in my county as well. jack will find out about these ongoing crimes as well as prostitution and other things like bribery. he would investigate and find out a few people that would give him information, and he would certify that the information was accurate and provable i
folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. >>> president obama's losing another key senate ally. iowa senator tom harkin announced over the weekend he won't run for a sixth term next year. that opens up a jump ball situation in the hawk i would state. on the democr
almost 90% in both alabama and mississippi. similarly in this cycle, romney won the presidency of the confederate states of america, a caring nine of the 11 rebel states. he achieved his high share of the white vote in the state with the largest percentage of black voters, mississippi. indeed, romney's strong national showing among white voters was almost exclusively driven by a stark support from southern voters. george w. bush got 62 million votes in the 2004 election and conservatives said he had a mandate. barack obama got 62 million votes in the two -- 2012 election, and conservatives started a secessionist movement. but the obama campaign took it to them and made a difference in the end. they helped create a new electorate, a coalition of concerned and they turned it out on election day. our two political parties are separate and not equal. the percentage of republicans who are white has remained fairly steady since 2000 at about 87%. the percentage of democrats who are white in contrast has dropped from 64% in 2000 to 55% now. independents have gone from 79% to 67% white
, you'll have a great time. especially in alabama. you mean mississippi. that's florida. say louisiana or there's no dessert. brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. nexium, the purple pill, helps provide many with day and night relief of heartburn symptoms caused by acid reflux disease. there is risk of bone fracture and low magnesium levels. side effects may include headache abdominal pain, and diarrhea. call your doctor right away if you have persistent diarrhea. other serious stomach conditions may exist. don't take nexium if you take clopidogrel. ask your doctor if nexium, the purple pill, is right for you. find out how to save on nexium at purplepill.com. >> pelley: you'd be hard pressed to find a college football player who had a better reputation than manti te'o, the linebacker for notre dame who came in second for the heisman trophy. he came in second for the heisman and played great football while overcoming a personal tragedy, or so we thought. we asked dean reynolds to sort fact from fiction. >> ...has not had a great gentleman. >> reporter: critics said
to the house. wildcats strike first and often. northwestern beat mississippi state 34-20. they snapped college football's longest losing streak. it was 1939 in the rose bowl. >>> time to announce the high school sports game of the week poll. the first of the new year with several good games to choose from this week. a good game in silver springs as they visit spring brook on the girl's side of fairfax. visit them when the u.s.a. today high school sports will announce the winner on thursday tonight. >>> the washington redskins still have some football left in this season, but it doesn't mean you can't take a look ahead to next year. the skins 2013 list of opponents was released today. here is the home and away list. aside from their normal divisional opponent, they will face the nfc north and west this season. it will be a tough game at home for the san francisco 49ers. on the road look at that as mike shanahan will return to his former stomping grounds and face the denver broncos. the coaching carousels will continue today, but the first to land a new home could be andy reed. they said that he
. the beneficiaries that are targeted underserved communities in louisiana, mississippi, alabama, and the florida panhandle. there are four components to this. the first is a program serving the developing improved community health programs. it is run by louisiana public health institute joined with the alliance institute which is a community-based organization. there is a mental and behavioral health program which has louisiana state university, southern mississippi university, the university of south alabama and the university of west florida. there is a literacy program which includes a washington- based group. that's got the literacy aimed at the literacy of the community and the community workers and those involved in with community activism and community projects. finally, there is a community health worker training program that is based at the university of south alabama. the overall goal here is one where resilience comes up in the language all the time but the resilience is very much in keeping with what we would do in public health. yesterday there was a meeting held at e.p.a. by the e.
ite sale. said to be linked to one death already to the state of mississippi. highway patrol says a man died when his car hit a downed tree on highway 50. some parts of that state seeing up to four inches of snow today. alabama, hit georgia as well. of course folks in the south do not see that kind of weather very offensive. the storm follows days of heavy rain across much the area. as the system moves north towards washington, d.c. officials warn that wintry mix could trigger flooding up to a foot of snow in some areas. nic gregory fox five in new york tonight. hey, nick. >> hello bill, that storm is on track to do just that produce some heavy snow. it's doing it as you move through parts of carolina western carolina into southern western sections of virginia. some very heavy snows breaking out across that area now. the storm itself kind of swirling from north georgia and eventually kicking moving off to the south and east. no snow really for the atlanta area. the north georgia mountains will pick up some much the rain in some areas will change to snow as we talk about the northe
(all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay in the sun. we've got coastline to explore and wildlife to photograph. and there's world class dining with our world famous seafood. so for a great vacation this year, come to the gulf. its all fabulous but i give florida the edge. right after mississippi. you mean alabama. say louisiana or there's no dessert. this invitation is brought to you by bp and all of us who call the gulf home. >>> we're at 16 minutes past the hour now. headlines making news on the west coast, "san francisco chronicle" has a front page story. gays no longer taboo on the hill.
when it snows in the deep south. and it's happening this morning. mississippi waking up to snow to the delight of millions of children through the southeast. there's more on the way. look out, virginia, and even north carolina. right now jackson, mississippi, with about an inch of snow on the ground. and the snow is beginning to rain changing to snow around tupelo. this is a shot of mississippi. so you can get an idea there. if it snows like this in mississippi, we're going to get school delays. as i mentioned, it's going to spread. we have winter storm warnings in ten different states. mostly hovered around the richmond to raleigh to asheville areas. this is where we'll see the highest totals. atlanta, you're on the south side of this, maybe a little snow on the backside. washington, d.c., same for you. you're on the northern fringe. but it's really in the north carolina/virginia areas later today into tonight. and then tomorrow morning, it will end. the rest of the country, you look just fine. no travel trouble. just cold up in minneapolis. but get ready, north carolina and vi
in the country along with the mississippi river in the valley area. if you remember the drop on a tour map, it shows that the drought was right in that central area. if you look at the western part of the map, it highlights vegetable and fruit production, and down in the southeast and florida, we are highlighting the major citrus-producing area with corn and grapefruit production. , joining's go to ruth us from here in washington, d.c. ruth, you with us? we will try one more time for ruth in washington. caller: yes, this is ruth. i have a question about the food prices. how high will food prices as a result of the drought, how high will they go? host: general question, but how high can we expect? guest: the forecast is that prices will rise about 3.5% this year. the long-term averages 3% a year, but it will rise faster than the overall inflation rates. the usda forecast for food price increases, and how much food prices increase over the year. some forecasters use month-to- month changes in prices, some have much higher or much different numbers than usda produces. fruit prices could be up
that whatever is done actually is a solution to the problem. >> former mississippi governor haley barber summarized the general republican argument against strict gun control this morning, on meet the press, by saying simply, that if you make it a crime to have a gun, only criminals will have guns. >> harris: what about all the talk about a potential bill to ban assault weapons being introduced? where do we stand on that? >> reporter: harris, we heard this morning, that two democratic senators, dianne feinstein from california and richard blumenthal from connecticut plan to introduce that soon and freshman senator chris murphy, a democrat from connecticut who attended several funerals for sandy hook elementary students before he was sworn in said he will support that legislation and told us more about it. >> it's a tighter ban than the previous ban. and it will address high capacity magazines, but the fact is that as soon as we pass that ban, back in the 1990's, the gun manufacturers found a way around it and other states, like new jersey and california, have passed much stricter bans an
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